The main focus of this PhD-program is the education of graduates in the context of lighting systems. They shall become experts in this discipline, being able to solve the challenges of future markets. The PhD-students will be guided in terms of their own scientific work with the support of the Graduate Academy of the Leibniz Universität Hannover. An other important aspect is the interdisciplinary work in teams at the participating institutes which allows the PhD-studentd to participate from the experience of experienced colleagues. Simultaneously this team work supports the personality development and prepares for future managemant tasks.
At the end of the program, after writing the PhD-thesis and the oral exam, the participant receives a doctor's degree. Depending on the faculty the specitic project is associated with, the student will receive the title Dr.-Ing. or Dr. rer. nat.